Despite the threat of Hurricane Rita, NLC's Human Development (HD) Steering Committee met in San Antonio, Texas, September 22-24, hosted by Council Member Christopher "Chip" Haass.
Chaired by New Haven Alderwoman Rosa Ferraro Santana, the committee approved policy recommendations on comprehensive health care reform, "health care for everyone" and support for the Community Services Block Grant.
Comprehensive Health Care Reform
The HD Steering Committee's approval of recommendations for comprehensive health care reform represents a culmination of the policy work of NLC's Working Group on Health Care.
The working group recommended a comprehensive federal solution that included reform to all aspects of the health care system--the consumers, the …